Our Skipton Summer 2022 Events Guide

Our Skipton Summer 2022 Events Guide

If you’re planning a stay with us this Summer, we can’t wait to welcome you to the village of Gargrave, and in particular into our pub and bed & breakfast, The Masons Arms. We wanted to put together a concise ‘What’s On’ guide for you to highlight the key events in what is our closest town, and ‘Gateway to the Dales’, Skipton. If you’ve visited Skipton before, you’ll know that you’re never short of things to do in the town. From exploring the plethora of independent shops and café’s to experiencing the hustle and bustle of Skipton Market which takes...

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New Spring Season, New Spring Menu

Here at The Masons Arms, it’s one of our favourite times of the year. Not only are we slowly but surely getting some warmer weather (I even took my coat off for the first time since September!), but it really does make a nice change to get up in the morning and not have to put the lights on! How good is that feeling when you open the curtains, and you can see the nice blue sky and hear the sound the of birds tweeting. Here at the Masons we’re lucky enough to be situated right opposite St Andrew’s Church...

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Our Top 5 Picks for Things to Do when Visiting Gargrave

In our humble opinion, The Masons Arms in Gargrave is situated in one of the most idyllic spots in the country. The village of Gargrave itself is a small community hub, with thriving local businesses, and plenty of local folk with huge personalities to go along with it! Not far from our little village is the town of Skipton, 5 miles down the road by car to be exact, or if you feel like a gentle walk, there’s the picturesque Leeds & Liverpool Canal. You can take a jaunt down the towpath which takes you directly into the heart of...

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Our Guide to Perfect Yorkshire Puddings, EVERY TIME!

Is there anything better than a wonderfully light, perfectly crisp Yorkshire Pudding? We don’t think so. Having a Sunday Roast without that beautiful cloud of perfection must be considered sacrilege, doesn’t it?! So, it got us thinking, to celebrate what has to be one of the best days of the year; British Yorkshire Pudding Day, on 6th February, we’ve put together our guide so you can make the perfect puds as well. There are two types of people in this world, gravy soakers, and keep it crispy-ers! Here at The Masons Arms in Gargrave, near Skipton, we’re definitely the former. After...

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